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Tuesday, May 07, 20191:30 PM - 3:00 PM

30. Using Evidence-Based Commercial Tobacco Control Strategies to Achieve Outcomes: How Awardees Can Improve Their Community’s Health
Location: Omni Atlanta Hotel, North Tower, M2, Magnolia Room

Office on Smoking and Health staff will review the recommended evidence-based strategies and activities to eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke, prevent youth and young adults from initiating commercial tobacco use and assist tobacco users who want to quit. Through small group activities and large group discussions, the breakout session presenters and participants will examine their current work plans and activities, address challenges commonly encountered by awardees, and discuss lessons learned from state and community level awardees.

Session Learning Objectives:
  1. Provide overview of evidence-based strategies in commercial tobacco prevention and control.
  2. Review recipient work plans and recommend the use of evidence-based strategies and activities in these plans.
  3. Identify and address common challenges encountered in commercial tobacco prevention and control work.
  4. Share lessons learned from other recipients currently working in commercial tobacco prevention and control.
The following will be presenting:
  • Karla Sneegas MPH Program Services Branch Chief, OSH, CDC
  • Stephen Babb MPH Public Health Analyst, OSH, CDC
  • Robin Scala BS Health Communications Specialist, OSH, CDC
Moderated by:

Karla Sneegas, MPH, Program Services Branch Chief, OSH, CDC

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